Month: July 2007

Recently, Governor Janet Napolitano signed the Fair and Legal Employment Act, which mandates effective 1/1/08, that all Arizona employers run new hires through the Basic Pilot Program, electronic employment verification system, cross checking names with social security numbers. Employer groups, such as the Arizona Contractors Association, are challenging the statute, stating that it is unconstitutional […]

Most people retire with not much savings and have to rely mainly on Social Security. Not good planning. So how do you become a millionaire? Start investing early. This table, courtesy of Kiplinger’s 2007 retirement planning guide, shows what you need to save monthly to accumulate $1 million by age 65. Start now! IF YOU’RE […]

A new Florida law that took effect July 1, 2007, requires employers with 50 or more employees to provide up to three days’ leave for a variety of activities connected with domestic violence. Employees who have worked for employers for three months or longer are eligible. Whether leave is paid or unpaid has been left […]

WASHINGTON – One in 12 full-time workers in the United States acknowledges having used illegal drugs in the past month, the government reports. Most of those who report using illicit drugs are employed full-time, with the highest rates among restaurant workers, 17.4 percent, and construction workers, 15.1 percent, according to a federal study being released […]

Last week, Governor Janet Napolitano signed the Fair and Legal Employment Act, which makes mandates that all AZ employers are required to run new hires through an electronic verification system (Basic Pilot Program) to ensure employment eligibility.  The law becomes effective January 1, 2008.  In addition, the State Attorney General or County Attorneys will handle all […]